This year’s BET Awards, which also doubles as the ceremonies 20th anniversary will take place virtually this year following the COVID-19 outbreak Bluebloodz.com has learned.
“The BET Awards are a seminal event – the biggest celebration of Black culture, Black accomplishment, Black excellence, and Black potential,” said Scott Mills, president of BET via Variety.
“Our community, and the many millions who love Black culture, look to the BET Awards for signature moments of enrichment, entertainment and empowerment. Recognizing the unique role the BET Awards plays for so many, and the challenging times we find ourselves in, we know it was more important than ever to deliver the BET Awards in 2020.”
Organizers intend to have the awards ceremony back to normal in 2021, but as of now, the network says that it will air the awards show on Sunday, June 28 via “innovative techniques and artist-generated content.”